The German pipe smoking forum I belong to has commissioned Braeval to bottle 30 bottles of its 18-year-old single-malt as our official tipple.
This is a Speyside whisky that stands out for its complex frutiness paired with sweet oak aromas. Goes extremely well with pipe tobacco, which is the reason why we chose it.
Braeval is one of the youngest distilleries in Scotland, built in 1973 primarily for the purpose of producing blends for Chivas.
The front label was printed using the Japanese woodcut method on special Japanese paper. It is designed for easy detachment in case one wants to frame it for posterity:
Each label was painstakingly printed by hand:
The front and back labels: